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Chasing the Sunset at Victoria Beach

It was actually harder to plan out where to go during long holidays. Costs of travel fares and accommodations are higher, and usually the cheaper ones are already fully booked. So, when my usual travel buddies just decided to visit some old friends in Pangasinan, I tagged […]

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Camping in Capones Island

Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.– Dave Barry After a long drive from Manila, it was still dark when we arrived at  San Antonio, Zambales at dawn. We were going to catch sunrise at Capones, an island off the coast of Pundaquit. […]

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Policarpio Street Lights Up in Yule season

Policarpio is a just an ordinary street in Barangay Zaniga in the city of Mandaluyong but during the Yuletide season, the residents transform their houses from plain to extra-ordinary. Their decorations ranging from Sta. Clause of different sizes, life-sized “Belens”, Christmas lights and LED lights adorning their houses from roof to ground.

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Unusual Burial Customs of Sagada

In a country like the Philippines which is pre-dominantly Catholic in belief , the conventional funeral practice for the deceased is by being embalmed, having a wake or “lamay” offered with prayers, a mass then a funeral procession before being either buried 6 feet underground […]

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The Spooky Baguio Diplomat Hotel

We were already feeling the breeze getting colder as dusk set in the city of Baguio. We were trying to take our chance to get inside the grounds of Dominican Hill and get a glimpse of the spooky Diplomat Hotel.  It was already around 6:00 […]

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Manila in Blue

Manila in Blue

After a walking photo tour of Manila, from Intramuros, Manila Bay, the usual last stop is the Manila Harbour Square which is overlooking the brightly lit buildings of Manila reflecting on the waters of Manila Bay.

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